Constitute NDDC Board Now, Else -Groups Warns FG

A group, Niger Delta groups, Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta (CDCOGPCND) and Mothers of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta (MOGPCND) have decried the continued delay in inaugurating the Board of NDDC in accordance with the law. In a joint Press Statement issued at the end of a courtesy call on the leadership of Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta, by Mothers Of Oil And Gas Producing Communities Of The Niger Delta, and signed by…

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NDDC Is Operating On Illegality To Serve A Purpose- IIA Group

  A Niger Delta transparency group, the Ijaw Interest Advocates (IIA) also known as Izanzan Intellectual Camp has decried the ongoing illegality of administering the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with a Sole Administrator in contravention of the NDDC Act, stating that the Commission “no longer serves the interest of the people of the region.” The group which had earlier urged President Buhari to inaugurate the substantive Board of the Commission in accordance with the law stated that in the three years of NDDC being administered by Interim Managements/Sole Administrator…

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Delta Youth Rejects Gov Okowa Appointment, Drum Support For Peter Obi Presidency

Delta State governor appointment to Omenuwoma Josiah as Special Assistant on Youth Mobilization has been rejected as he drum support for Peter Obi to be the next president of Nigeria in 2023.   According Omenuwoma in his letter of rejection and facebook post, “I choose to be OBIDIENT and I have decided to remain actively OBIDIENT because I strongly believe that Nigeria will be better if Mr Peter Obi is President by 2023. “I sincerely wish to thank His Excellency Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to have graciously offered me the…

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PVC Registration: Atawa-Akpodiete Foundation Has Given Hope For A Better Nigeria- Beneficiaries

By Politics Governance, Residents of Deltans and beneficiaries of the one million  naira give away have commended the Atawa-Akpodiete foundation and Atawa Political Vanguard for reviving the hope of Nigerians towards a better future at the 2023 general elections through its sponsored free registration with free light and a token. This commendation was given at a  two day Permanent Voters Card registration exercise and N1 million give away to people with PVCs held at The Earth Is Lord Ministries Inc, Asaba, Delta state. A beneficiary of the give away, Mrs…

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Groups Urge Buhari To Inaugurate NDDC Board To Avoid Hostilities

Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Areas of the Niger Delta (CDCOGPAND) and Oil Mineral Producing Communities Traditional Rulers Forum (OMPCTRF) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to implement his “renewed promise last week to inaugurate the Board of NDDC, whose members he duly nominated, equally forwarded to the senate for screening and confirmation as the NDDC Act prescribed but who are yet to be sworn into office to do their work three years since the process of the appointments were completed.” In a statement jointly signed by its…

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NIGERIA OUT-OF-CONTROL INSECURITY: SIMPLE SOLUTION BUHARI SHIES AWAY FROM

  By Zik Gbemre   Insecurity in Nigeria has gone beyond the control of insensitive President Mohammadu Buhari. A situation where the Guards Brigade of the President is killed by hoodlums/terrorists is a cause for alarm. It is a show of force, by the bandits, that nobody is protected from them. The Guards Brigade are special troops of soldiers responsible for protecting the President of Nigeria and the Federal Capital of Abuja, his seat of government. When those responsible to guard the president are not safe then it calls for…

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Education: With ASUU For Nigeria

By Sunny Awhefeada The lad clad in a neat sky blue school uniform could not have been more than eleven years of age. But his conviction, innocent as it was, rang true and it was enough to tug at the heart of a Hitler, Mussolini. Idi-Amin or Abacha. Together with his school mates, this unknown school boy, yes the cognomen unknown is the buzz word in today’s Nigeria, joined other people of goodwill to protest against the Federal Government’s insensitivity to the plight of Nigerians in the provocatively shoddy manner…

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Crime: One Arrested As Gunmen Kill Three Police Officers Cart Away Two AK-47 Riffles In Delta

BY Joe Favour UNIDENTIFIED gunmen have shot dead three police officers injured local vigilante members and cart away two Ak47 riffles as the local vigilante members injured are currently receiving treatment in Asaba headquarters of Delta state. The three officers, Asp Eke Francis, Inspr.Joshua Akengbo and Cpl Perekedo Unene and other local vigilante members were attacked, it was gathered. According security source, “The the Director of Operation, DOP, Supol Gambo a CSP, received a distress call from a man, that vigilante in the street were attacked and the DPO detailed…

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CBN Policy: Nigeria Banks Set To Begin Closure Of Accounts Of Unregistered Associations And Societies

Most of Nigeria’s banking service providers have recently commenced the process of closing down the bank accounts of unregistered associations and societies domiciled in their respective banks pursuant to a directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria to that effect. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had recently directed that all Community Based Association bank accounts opened without CAC Certificate be closed on or before July 12, 2022. It further directed any Association, Club, Town Union, Age Grade, Foundation, or Church account affected to register with Corporate Affairs Commissions and…

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2023: Why I Picked Osanebi As My Deputy- Omo-Agege

Deputy Senate President and governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Delta state, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has reveale that Rt. Hon Friday Osanebi was picked as his deputy at the 2023 election bridge the gap between the youths and governance.   Speaking, Sen Omo-Agege  who made this known during a courtesy visit to an prominent Ijaw leader, Dan Ekpebide in Warri, Delta state disclosed that Osanebi was picked as his deputy running mate to be an ambassador of the youths in his administration. He said, “When we talk…

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